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Floor slab of an unknown priest

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 30
Name Floor slab of an unknown priest
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Holwierde, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Sandstone slab with a chalice and host on a shield
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1300-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [85] St. Stevenskerk (St Stephen's Church), Holwierde
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification It is likely that the priest was buried in the church in which he served
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the choir
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was located in the choir, near the door to the nave
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification He was a priest
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification Sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 215 x 71 x 0
Completeness The two lower corners are missing
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Ozinga, M.D., De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel VI De Provincie Groningen, eerste stuk: Oost-Groningen ('s Gravenhage 1940), 48
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 14441-13
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [30] Floor slab of an unknown priest

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Sandstone slab with a chalice and host on a shield
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 215 x 71 x 0
Date
Year 1300-1500
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Holwierde, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is placed against a wall, in the entrance hall of the church
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a chalice and issuant host
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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